Nyquist is so good opposing Trainers are raving about him

05/03/2016 08:30 PM

He’s the favorite for Saturday’s 142nd Kentucky Derby. He is unbeaten in his career, a perfect 7-for-7. He is named after Detroit Red Wings player Gustav Nyquist. He is the horse Nyquist, the favorite at 3-1, going into Wednesday’s Pill Pull. After the posts are drawn, the odds on the horses will change.

Regardless, trainer Bob Baffert, who led American Pharoah to the Triple Crown last year, and who is guiding Mor Spirit this year, says Nyquist is the horse to beat. Here is why Baffert feels this way:

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